The small man builds cages for everyone he knows While the sage, who has to duck his head when the moon is low, Keeps dropping keys all night long For the beautiful rowdy prisoners.— Hafez
Floundering Low Key quotations
Poverty is about low, self-esteem and a lack of role models and opportunities.
Without money, people resort to de-dignifying activities in order to support themselves. We free people through education and entrepreneurship. Freedom is self-determination, and you can't self-determine without understanding money and capitalism.
It is a different world, the underground.
When you hit mainstream, you hit a saturation level and that turns some people off. When you are on more low-key stuff, it works to your advantage and it creates a buzz on the streets. At that point, the sky is the limit.
Fourth of July. My birthday is July first, and my best friend's birthday is July fifth, so it's always been a favorite holiday. It's all about having a cooler full of sodas, hot dogs, and just hanging out and shooting off firecrackers, being low-key, watching the fireworks.
Large audiences did not suit my low-key approach.
I like to keep my surroundings low-key.
I don't need much around me. I'm easy don't need a lot of racket.
I'm a pretty low-key North Carolina boy. I like to go fishing and hang out with my friends.
Nows the time to go for all the gusto you can grab.
You'll have plenty of time to be low-key when you're laid out on the slab.
When I was young, I wanted to do something more low-key, like become a drummer in a rock band.
There're always some notorious people in the crew who are doing crazy things, but I try to keep it a little more low-key. My crazy thing is always just the show and putting all my energy into it.
I'm not altogether sure what I'm going to do for that.
I think it will be a lot more low key than the other two I've done. Dare I say it, a bit more relaxing.
We thought, you know, this will just be kind of low-key.
And no one will ever know we're here, and we're tucked back in.
In real life I'm very low-key. A wallflower. One of the reasons I went into comedy and acting was that I was sick of being shy.
I live a very low-key life.
I'm very low-key. I don't really blend in, so it's difficult to go out in public. I like to do things that are kind of quiet, whether it's a dinner at my house or a restaurant, or a movie night at home.
Before becoming an actor I kind of just wanted to paint and live somewhere and do something low-key and artistic.
In life, I'm pretty low-key and quite non-descript.
One important reason to stay calm is that calm parents hear more.
Low-key, accepting parents are the ones whose children keep talking.
I always want my shoes real clean. The front of my shoe is really like my personality, where off the court I'm kind of calm and kind of shy a little bit - low key. In the back, it's kind of crazy, just like me on the court. I love how both of my personalities are involved into the shoe.
What directors of television drama constantly tell you is 'Don't act it.
Don't try. Don't emphasise that word'. Whereas with someone like Blackadder, even though he's a relatively low key character in a way, he did relish the lines that he had and the words that he was given, with a lot of inflection.
It's the demand in many ways of modern television drama - it's very low key and naturalistic, and, generally speaking, the characters that I've played have not been low key and naturalistic.
When we do get a little time off, I tend to watch movies, go to dinners, and keep it low-key.
How often you are irresistibly drawn to a plain, unassuming woman, whose soft silvery tones render her positively attractive! In the social circle, how pleasant it is to hear a woman talk in that low key which always characterizes the true lady. In the sanctuary of home, how such a voice soothes the fretful child and cheers the weary husband!
I'm kind of a low-key guy. The spotlight doesn't suit me. I'm more of a side dish--cole slaw or French fries or a Wham! backup singer.
Some of your worst gangsters are guys who were very low-key.
I'd love to take a year off and travel the world under the radar.
I would love to do it really low key. I wouldn't need to stay in fancy hotels or anything; I just want to explore - but I don't know how I'd do it. Would I shave my head to try and go incognito? Ha ha! I'm not telling.
I'll be a fool or a wiseman, my darling, you hold the key. Anyway you want me, that's how I will be.
I really like to live my life in a low-key fashion.
I was very, very shocked about Cooperstown.
I thought my chances were fairly good, but I tried to stay low key about it, not too high and not too low. That was the way I played, too.
By nature, I am a low-key person and like being behind the camera.
My public image is so low-key, but I get to travel the world and still have an audience and it's really amazing. I don't take that for granted.
I shake my head. I pick up the rake and start making the dead-leaf pile neater. A blister pops and stains the rake handle like a tear. Dad nods and walks to the Jeep, keys jangling in his fingers. A mockingbird lands on a low oak branch and scolds me. I rake the leaves out of my throat. Me: "Can you buy some seeds? Flower seeds?
LA is an intense city. I was probably a bit too sensitive. I didn't have any friends so I was keeping pretty low key. I just whipped myself up into a bit of an emotional frenzy.
The last sort of really low-key race I ran, I realized with about a hundred metres to go, that my heart just wasn't in it. I wasn't trying my hardest, I didn't care to compete against the girls I was up against. That spoke a lot about where my heart was taking me-which was off the track.